River Chew - A Somerset Stream
"I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it." - William Shakespeare
Welcome To The River Chew
WELCOME TO THIS website dedicated to the River Chew in Somerset, England, and the surrounding Chew Valley area. The site was researched and written by Jason Allen.

The River Chew at the Mill Ground, Keynsham The purpose of the website is to provide a written and pictorial journey along the length of the River Chew from its source at Chewton Mendip to the confluence with the River Avon at Keynsham, including the reservoirs at Litton (Coley) and Chew Valley Lake.

At the bottom of each page you'll find a list of related articles, links to maps and further reading material, each providing additional information on various aspects of the river, its valley and the towns and villages that border the Chew.

The website contains over 200 unique images of the River Chew and surrounding areas. The pictures are distributed throughout the 15 pages, and can be enlarged by clicking them.

Visitors to the site are encouraged to contribute by submitting stories, images or information about the river and the surrounding area for inclusion on the memoirs page. Send content to the author by using any of the methods outlined on the contact page. Thank you for visiting.

Originally researched and written March to May 2005. Selected revision May to June 2008 and May 2010. Comprehensive revision August 2014. Selected revision April 2018.

The River Chew at Publow

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Related Articles, Maps & Further Reading
The start of the River Chew
The start of the River Chew

The Chew Valley from Dundry
The Chew Valley from
Dundry Hill

Sunset at Chew Valley Lake
Sunset at Chew Valley Lake

The Chew Valley viewed from above Compton Dando
The Chew Valley viewed
from above Compton Dando

The River Chew at Keynsham
The River Chew at Keynsham

Pheasant on Uplands Bridge, Chewton Keynsham
Pheasant on Uplands Bridge,
Chewton Keynsham

The Mill Ground, Keynsham
The Mill Ground, Keynsham

The River Chew in Winter
The River Chew in Winter

Chew Valley Lake margins
Chew Valley Lake margins
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